2012 BMW M3 2-Door Convertible Specs

2-Door Convertible
MSRP based on 2-Door Convertible
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 13 mpg City/20 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.0
EPA Class Subcompact Cars
Style Name M3 Convertible
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Convertible
Transmission 6-speed manual transmission with additional oil cooler and heavy-duty dual-disc clutch

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4145
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.0
Second Leg Room (in) 31.9
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 181.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 108.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 414 @ 8300
Displacement 4.0/244
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3900
Fuel System Direct Injection
Transmission
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.06
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x 0.9
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 12.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P265/40ZR18
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars Yes
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features High-performance-tuned anti-lock braking system (ABS) with...
All season traction with variable M differential lock
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with M Dynamic Mode (MDM)
Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door...
Rollover Protection System
Driver's and passenger's front airbag supplemental restraint...
Front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags
Crash sensor that activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect...
BMW Assist w/enhanced BT & USB
BMW Ultimate Service (for complete details on BMW Ultimate...
BMW Assist Safety Plan includes four years of Automatic...
M Mobility System (includes lifetime BMW Roadside Assistance for...
BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of...
Automatic safety-belt assistant
Automatic front safety-belt pretensioners
Child-seat automatic safety-belt locking device in rear seats
Tire Pressure Monitor
Emergency trunk release

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 12
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Maintenance Miles/km 50,000
Maintenance Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Note Assist Safety Plan
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
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